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The Land Before Time is an animated movie directed by Don Bluth and starring Gabriel Damon, Candace Hutson, Judith Barsi and Will Ryan and Pat Hingle. The movie was written by Stu Krieger (screenplay), Judy Freudberg (story). The film has a $12 million budget with a 69-minute running time. The Land Before Time currently has a 7.4 IMDb rating, based on 70667 and 66 Metascore on Metacritic. The movie is rated G.

release date for The Land Before Time

The Land Before Time release date

When does The Land Before Time come out in theaters?

The official theatrical release date for The Land Before Time (1988)is November 18, 1988.


When will The Land Before Time be released on DVD, Blu-ray and Digital?

The Land Before Time DVD/Blu-ray release date is N/A. The estimated DVD release date is N/A. The movie has been out for around since its theatrical release. DVD and Blu-ray releases typically come out 12-16 weeks after the theatrical premiere.

Digital HD from Amazon Video and iTunes will be available 1-2 weeks before the Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K releases – sometime in N/A. Dates do change so check back often as the release approaches. We will update this page with more details as they become available.

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The Land Before Time budget

How much did The Land Before Time cost to make?

$12,300,000 budget

The movie cost $12 million to make.

The Land Before Time movie poster

The Land Before Time rating

G Rated

The Land Before Time is rated G. G rating means all ages are admitted. The material will not offend parents for viewing by children.


The Land Before Time reviews

7.4 IMDb 66 Metascore

The movie currently has a 7.4 of out 10 IMDb rating and 66 Metascore on Metacritic. We will continue to add and update review scores.


The Land Before Time trailer

The Land Before Time plot summary

What is The Land Before Time about?

An orphaned brontosaurus named Littlefoot sets off in search of the legendary Great Valley. A land of lush vegetation where the dinosaurs can thrive and live in peace. Along the way he meets four other young dinosaurs, each one a different species, and they encounter several obstacles as they learn to work together in order to survive.


Synopsis from IMDb An orphaned brontosaurus teams up with other young dinosaurs in order to reunite with their families in a valley.


The running times are based on US timings only and all times are rounded off to the nearest minute. Other countries may have different running lengths. Theatrical releases running times differ due to the counting of frames from the first frame to the last frame of any credits.


The Land Before Time cast

Who is in The Land Before Time?

Gabriel Damon in The Land Before Time Gabriel Damon as Littlefoot
Candace Hutson in The Land Before Time Candace Hutson as Cera
Judith Barsi in The Land Before Time Judith Barsi as Ducky
Will Ryan in The Land Before Time Will Ryan as Petrie
Pat Hingle in The Land Before Time Pat Hingle as Narrator

The Land Before Time box Office

How much did The Land Before Time make?

$84,460,846 worldwide

The film has made over $84 million worldwide at the box office. This does not include the DVD, Blu-ray and digital sales.


The Land Before Time details

Theatrical Release Date: November 18, 1988
DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: N/A
Film Budget: $12 million
Box Office: $84 million
Length: 69 minutes
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Language: English

The Land Before Time facts


How long is The Land Before Time?

The movie is 69 minutes long (1 hour and 9 minutes).

What year did The Land Before Time come out?

The movie is out on November 18, 1988. The movie has been out for .


Who is the lead actor in the movie?

Gabriel Damon plays as Littlefoot.


Who is the director of The Land Before Time?

Don Bluth directed the movie.


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